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THE 2000 NEW JERSEY SENATE ELECTION: CORZINE EMERGES FROM PRIMARIES WITH EARLY LEAD

The 2000 New Jersey senate race between Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican Bob Franks starts off looking quite competitive, with Corzine holding an early lead, although a “soft” one.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 16, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

NEW JERSEYANS ON THEIR DAILY SERVICES AND LIFE IN THE GARDEN STATE: IT’S ALL COMING UP ROSES

Life in New Jersey is good. The vast majority of New Jersey residents are extremely well satisfied with a wide array of services they use in their daily lives. And relatedly, three-quarters rate the Garden State an “excellent” or “good” place to live.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Quality of Life, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHAT NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE! (BELIEVE IT OR NOT)

You think you’re a regular Jersey guy/girl? Maybe you think you got the Garden State pegged? Well, let’s see how smart you are. Here’s a test of your New Jerseyans.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDES IN NEW JERSEY: TREADING (DIRTY) WATER

Attitudes about environmental conditions in New Jersey have changed little over the last 15 years. And that’s not necessarily good news. The majority of state residents remain seriously concerned about the disposal of solid and toxic wastes, and about air and water quality.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 2, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Environment, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHITMAN AND THE DMV: GOVERNOR GETS BLAME; JOB RATING DIPS A BIT

The roll out of the state’s new, tougher car inspection system has had a fenderbender with Governor Whitman’s job performance rating. Whitman receives a fair amount of the blame for the inspection difficulties and gets low marks for her handling of the DMV situation. Yet Whitman remains generally popular in New Jersey and her overall … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 19, 2000, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE 2000 SENATE RACE: STILL NOTHING HAPPENING

Last September five of the six major party candidates running for the U.S. Senate held by retiring Frank Lautenberg were virtually unknown. Former Gov. Jim Florio, the only widely known candidate but a contentious figure, ran just slightly ahead ofthe Republicans he was matched up against. Florio’s opponent Jon Corzine was a blip on the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 15, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

GENERAL ELECTION PREVIEW: GORE AND BUSH IN CLOSE RACE; MANY SAY “NEITHER”

If first impressions matter, New Jersey will be a key state in the 2000 general election, but not necessarily a happy one. A new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers poll finds the presumptive nominees—Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush— locked in a tight race with filly a quarter of those registered saying they are undecided or want … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 12, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll